Human Resources Diversity / Inclusion Program Director

Mayo Clinic   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

Why Mayo Clinic

We are looking for a Human Resources Diversity / Inclusion Program Director to join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Mayo Clinic. Please apply and include a resume and cover letter if you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications. This role requires the combination of at least a bachelors degree, five years management or administration experience, including HR and/or healthcare management, and at least 3 years of experience in diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Position description

Provides operational leadership support and programmatic oversight, as assigned, for the Office of Diversity

& Inclusion (OD&I) programs, initiatives, policies, and systems designed to create and maintain an open and inclusive work environment at Mayo Clinic. Assists with the development and implementation of over-arching diversity and inclusion strategy for Mayo Clinic in alignment with institutional and the OD&I's mission, vision, strategic and operational plans, tactics and objectives. Facilitates project management for assigned activities, projects, programs, and initiatives including communication, change management, internal consulting, and team collaboration components. Provides administrative leadership and follow-through, in collaboration with the Administrator, in supporting and directing the OD&I committees across Mayo sites. Partners in the support of the OD&I and institutional projects in the achievement of diversity and inclusion-specific objectives. Performs duties independently and initiates judgment in handling a variety of administrative, programmatic, and project management issues.


Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or Public or Healthcare Administration and five years management or administration experience, including HR and/or healthcare management. Must have at least 3 years of experience in diversity and inclusion initiatives, including affinity groups (Employee Resource Groups, Employee Networks, etc.).

Additional qualifications

A Master's degree in Business, Human Resources or Public or Health Care Administration is preferred. -

Proven experience developing, implementing, and leading diversity and inclusion plans. Experience in diversity and inclusion administration and leading organizational change programs preferred. Must possess strong communication, leadership, team building, organizational, human relation, problem-solving, and internal consulting skills as well as demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple disciplines and levels of staff. Strong relationship building skills across diverse communities and cultures. Broad knowledge and vision about how to build effective relationships that model inclusion. Skilled human resources systems, practices, procedures and principles and knowledge and understanding of diversity and inclusion best practices.

Knowledge of diversity and inclusion issues as related to group membership (e.g., race/ethnicity; gender; sexual orientation; age; disabilities; socioeconomic class; language; religious/spiritual) and as related to relational building skills and activities with diverse individuals or persons. Ability to build relationships and effectively influence and communicate across all levels within the organization. Ability to manage across sites; position will require travel and may include periodic site visits.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Schedule details

Monday-Friday, daytime hours

Site description

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.


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